Purportedly, two instrument-names
derive from the Greek word pandoura, three
stringed lute. Bandora is one. What is the
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics, linguistics, neologism, idiom, cant, and argot.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
Some claim that the word
pandoura became bandora in Spanish (a stringed instrument like a lute)
and banjo in American English. Others claim
that the word derives from the Bantu mbanza,
which also denotes an instrument resembling a banjo.
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